spacer image
spacer image

Welcome! You're looking at an archived Snarkmarket entry. We've got a fresh look—and more new ideas every day—on the front page.

September 19, 2007

<< Look On My Works, Ye Mighty | There Be Pirates >>

The Acts of King Arthur

Um, okay, who knew John Steinbeck wrote an adaptation of the King Arthur legend? Not me! But it sounds sorta mythically awesome in its own right, doesn’t it? The lost Excalibur of YA fiction! Bring it on!

Joshua Glenn in the Boston Globe says:

Still, like everything Steinbeck wrote, the book teaches us about regional economic development, gender roles, class structure, and man’s inhumanity to man… while remaining a gripping read.

Ha ha — Steinbeck, the poet laureate of regional economic development. Awesome.

Posted September 19, 2007 at 11:45 | Comments (1) | Permasnark
File under: Books, Writing & Such, Briefly Noted


Uhm, I've never read it, and never had much interest in it, but I knew. (I did work in a bookstore, after all.)

spacer image
spacer image